Thai PM speaks to NDTV
Apr 6, 2011
World News | Reuters | Friday July 10, 2015
Thailand's prime minister defended on Thursday a decision to forcibly return nearly 100 Uighur Muslim migrants to China despite rights groups' fears they could face ill-treatment, saying it was not Bangkok's fault if they suffered any problems.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 5, 2015
Thailand's junta leader today said government officials involved in the illicit trade in migrants would not be spared and vowed to "eradicate" the industry, days before the release of an influential US report ranking nations on their anti-trafficking efforts.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
A former Thai prime minister and key member of the embattled Shinawatra family pleaded not guilty today to criminal charges of abuse of power over a crackdown on a 2008 protest, the latest court case to ensnare the divisive clan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday ruled out helping resettle the wave of migrants fleeing to Southeast Asia, saying it would worsen the problem and "encourage people to get on boats".
Offbeat | Thursday February 19, 2015
The answer is.. Mandarin.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 24, 2015
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Friday that democracy in her country was dead, after the military-appointed legislature voted to ban her from politics for five years.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 8, 2014
When retired general Prayuth Chan-ocha lands in Myanmar on Thursday, his first overseas trip as Thailand's new prime minister, he can expect a little love and a lot of understanding.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has undergone surgery to remove his gallbladder, the palace said in a televised statement on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 25, 2014
More surveillance cameras are to be installed in Bangkok and at tourist destinations in Thailand following the murder of two British tourists, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha admitted on Tuesday he had sought advice from fortune-tellers following media speculation over his spiritual beliefs.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 12, 2014
Thailand's coup leader and premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha will visit Myanmar on his first official overseas trip, an official said on Friday, as the junta seeks to strengthen ties with its former military-ruled neighbour.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 4, 2014
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday set out broad criteria for the selection of a 250-member council to draw up sweeping political reforms and approve a new constitution, saying people from all walks of life would be included.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 31, 2014
Thai police on Sunday arrested at least two people for distributing leaflets demanding renewed legal action against ex-premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy for their roles in a 2010 protest crackdown.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
Thailand's coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy even while the military presses on with efforts to silence its critics.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Thailand's coup leader is expected to be picked as prime minister by the kingdom's new army-dominated national assembly, junta sources said Wednesday, cementing the military's hold on power in the politically turbulent nation.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Thailand's military-dominated legislature will nominate a prime minister this week, members of the national assembly said on Tuesday, a move that looks set to consolidate the army's hold on power almost 100 days since it wrested control of the country.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The leader of Thailand's junta could become prime minister in a government to be set up under a newly drafted interim constitution, but that will be decided by an appointed provisional parliament, a junta legal adviser said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Cambodia's king on Tuesday pardoned a prominent Thai nationalist activist jailed for spying in a disputed border area, a government official said, in a case that fuelled bilateral tensions.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
Thailand's military rulers detained former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday, a senior officer said, after summoning her for talks a day after the army overthrew her caretaker government in a coup.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
Thailand's deposed prime minister reported to the kingdom's new military junta on Friday after he was summoned in the wake of a coup that has provoked international outcry.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
Thailand's army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, will begin to govern a polarised country on Friday, a day after he seized power in a bloodless coup in a bid to end six months of turmoil.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 19, 2014
Thailand's acting prime minister was meeting senators on Monday to search for a way out of a protracted political crisis, as anti-government protesters step up pressure to remove him and install a new administration.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 17, 2014
Anti-government protesters in Thailand are to stage mass rallies in coming days to try to get a new prime minister installed, but their leader said if this final push in a six-month fight did not succeed, he would surrender to the authorities on May 27.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 17, 2014
Thai opposition protesters suffered a setback Friday in their long-running battle to topple the government as the upper house of parliament shunned their call to pick an unelected premier.